Thursday, 20 October 2016

Treatment Plan

Master Treatment Plan
Problem 1: Obsessive  relationship with alcohol and other hard drugs as evidenced by reports of daily drinking and substance use from family, loss of personal control as evidence by random quarrels and uncontrolled arguments
Goal A: Design a program of recovery for the patient that will lead to sober lifestyle as evidenced by the following objectives and interventions:
Objective 1: Philip will be in a position to identify with his counsellor 10 times when alcohol and the other drug substances he has used have negatively affected his life.
Intervention plan: Assign the patient the homework of making the list of the 10 negative effects he has encountered under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 2: Philip will complete his chemical use history and share with the counsellor his understanding of his substance abuse problem.
Intervention plan: Assign the patient to complete a chemical use history exercise and then have him share his answers in a closed or open session with the counsellor.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 3: Philip will share his thought of lack of power and management under the influence of substance abuse to his counsellor.
Intervention plan: recommend a one-to-one counselling session where you teach the patient about the hard truth of unmanageability and powerlessness that comes along with alcohol and later have the patient tell his said of the story based on what he has been taught preferably in a group session.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 4: Philip will have an opportunity to share with his counsellor about his understanding on how he thinks he can use his greater powers to overcome alcoholism and substance abuse all with an aim of sobriety.
Intervention plan: Counsellor will meet with his patient and have him clearly understand how he can maximize on his higher powers in order to be sober at all time.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 5: Philip is accepted to take all medications prescribed by the doctor and at the same time be able to report any arising side effects to the doctor or counsellor in due course.
Intervention plan: the physician is expected to examine the patient thoroughly and order medication as per the patient’s condition. The medical staff will help monitor any possible side effects and report for action in case there exist side effects.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 6: Philip should be in a position to develop a strategic relapse plan that factors in emotional, mental and behavioural concerns that he personally believes he should consider changing during the process.
Intervention plan: In a counselling session, the counsellor should explore the importance of a relapse prevention plan and help him improve on his relapse plan for better results.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 7: Philip should be able to discuss his co-dependency with his mother and twin brother for better support that will enable him overcome his alcoholism and substance abuse.
Intervention plan: In an open session preferably in the presence of his mother and twin brother help the patient to discuss freely about co-dependency. Also through the discussion make him understand how his problems are greatly associated with his engagement with alcoholism and substance abuse.
Responsible professional: _______________________________
Objective 8: Philip should write a story about his life basing on two personalities: as an alcohol and substance abuser and as an alcohol and substance free personality.
Intervention plan: in an open forum the patient should have his two sides of the story with a clear comparison of advantages and disadvantages associated with each case. The counsellor will further clarify to him on the importance of choosing to live sober.
Responsible professional: _______________________________

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